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Nielson Pitching, Game-Winner Put Sabino In Title Game

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As reported by Kevin Murphy of AllSportsTucson, Sabino’s Riley Nielson struck out 26 Empire batters en route to an epic 15-inning semifinal win to put the Sabercats in the state championship game. The game was scoreless through 15 until Nielson’s game-winning RBI gave Sabino the 1-0 win. “Riley’s everything; there’s a reason … Read More

Sabino’s Draper 5th In Batting

posted in: Baseball, News

Desert Speed School athlete and Sabino middle infielder Ryan Draper is 5th among all Southern Arizona players in batting percentage, according to The Arizona Daily Star. The right-handed sophomore currently boasts a .533 average at the plate for the Sabercats. Full story…

Sabino’s Nielson Leading In Strikeouts

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Desert Speed School athlete Riley Nielson, a right-handed pitcher for Sabino, is currently leading all Southern Arizona players in strikeouts, according to The Arizona Daily Star. A talented two-sport athlete who also excels on the volleyball court for the Sabercats, Nielson also boasts the second-lowest ERA among area pitchers as well. Full … Read More

Vera Leads Empire to Win

posted in: News, Volleyball

Desert Speed School athlete Sophia Vera provided a first-set winning ace for the Ravens, and nine kills throughout the match, in helping lead her Empire volleyball team to a three-set win over Sabino. The match featured Speed School athletes on both sides of the court, with Gisselle Vergara and Alyssa Altuna joining Vera on … Read More

3A Player of the Year: Kiya Dorroh

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Desert Speed School Kiya Dorroh was named 3A Player of the Year earlier this spring by AllSportsTucson, following a season in which her Sabino team won the State Championship. A University of Missouri commit, Dorroh had 9 points in the championship game for the Sabercats. Full All-Star lists… (Photo credit: Rebecca Stasnett, Arizona … Read More

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